Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bell Pepper, Tomato, Cucumber and Grilled Bread Salad

A perfectly fresh salad for the warmer weather. This would make a great lunch too!

serves 6 ( 5 points +)

  • 4 ( 1 oz. slices day old country style bread
  • 4 c. coarsely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 c. finely chopped red onion
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • ½ c. fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • ¼ c. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prepare grill pan. Grill bread for one minute on each side or until golden brown. Remove from grill and tear into pieces.
Combine next 6 ingredients ( through cucumber) in a large bowl. Add bread and toss to coat.
Combine vinegar, oil, garlic salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat.

adapted from "Cooking Light"

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